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Moultrie GA 31788 

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Moultrie Technical College

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Moultrie Technical College
MTC logo
Type Public technical college
Established 1964
President Dr. Tina K. Anderson
Administrative staff
130
Students 2,000
Location Moultrie, Tifton, Ashburn, and Sylvester, Georgia, United States
Campus Multiple campuses
Website http://www.moultrietech.edu/

Moultrie Technical College or MTC, is an accredited technical college, located in Moultrie, Georgia, in Colquitt County. Moultrie Technical College is a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia. The college provides learning opportunities through quality technical education programs and services.

History

In the fall of 1964, the original building of Moultrie Area Vocational-Technical School was constructed at a cost of $325,000. The school opened its doors to 40 students, a staff of nine, and five programs of study; automotive mechanics, diesel mechanics, machine shop, drafting and design technology, and electronics. Mr. W. W. Hobbs was named director. The following year, heating and air conditioning, accounting, secretarial and clerical programs were added. Full-time enrollment increased to 100. In 1966, the welding program was added, and full-time enrollment increased to 180. By 1969, cosmetology, practical nursing, telecommunication, and mathematics programs were added. At this time, full-time enrollment had increased to 280.

Today

Today, Moultrie Technical College serves four counties with five campuses located in each area. These counties include Colquitt, Tift, Turner and Worth. The college’s doors now open to 2,000 students, a staff of 130 plus employees and more than 50 degree, diploma and certificate programs.

Accredited programs

Moultrie Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Specific program accreditations and certifications include:

  • The Automotive Technology program is accredited by ASE National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, Inc.
  • Cosmetology graduates are eligible to take the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology Examination.
  • Emergency Medical Technician graduates are eligible to sit for the National Registry Intermediate Exam, which will give them both state and national certification.
  • The Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
  • Patient Care Assisting program graduates are eligible to become certified as CNA's and to be registered with the Georgia Nurse Aide Registry.
  • Practical Nursing graduates are eligible to take the State Board Examination administered by the Georgia Board of Examiners of Licensed Practical Nurses.
  • The Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Commission on Education in Radiologic Technology.
  • The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

Current programs

These are the current programs offered at MTC:

Allied health programs
  • Medical assisting
  • Neuromuscular therapy
  • Nursing
  • Paramedic technology
  • Radiologic technology
  • Surgical technology
Business & computer programs
  • Accounting
  • Business office technology
  • Computer information systems
  • Management & supervisory development
  • Marketing Management

Personal service programs

  • Cosmetology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Early childhood
  • Fire science
Technical & industry programs
  • Air conditioning technology
  • Automotive collision repair
  • Automotive technology
  • Construction trades
  • Commercial truck driving
  • Diesel mechanics
  • Distribution and material management
  • Drafting and design
  • Electronics technology
  • Machine tool technology
  • Industrial systems technology
  • Public works civil technician
  • Welding and joining technology
Economic development programs
  • Continuing Education
  • Business and industry training
  • Quick start
  • Retraining tax credit program
  • Non-credit online classes
  • Technical certificate of credit programs

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